Purple Glove Syndrome

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Abstract

Summary:

Purple glove syndrome (PGS) often begins with discoloration and progresses to a petechial rash with induration or evidence of infiltration. The etiology of PGS is unknown, although various theories center around i.v. extravasation. We report a case of PGS in a child's foot associated with administration of Dilantin (phenytoin).

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